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TN Mahila court sentences 102 year old in jail for sexual assault of 10-year-old girl

Chennai, March 18 (BPNS)

In a shocking incident, the Tiruvallur Mahila court sentenced a 102-year-old retired headmaster of a government school in  Tamil Nadu, Parasuraman for 15 years in prison and a fine of Rs 5000 for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl. The incident occurred in 2018 when Parasuraman was 99 years old. Parasuraman has five daughters and two sons.

He had constructed five houses at Sennerkuppam and rented them out. A family had taken the house on rent which was next to his residence and they had a ten-year-old girl child.

On July 6th, 2018 when the parents returned home, the girl complained of stomach ache and when her mother questioned whether she had eaten something that had caused the stomach ache, she revealed that the old man had sexually assaulted her.

Sub Inspector, Latha of the Tiruvallur police station while speaking to BPNS said, “ I was the investigating officer of the case and on receiving a complaint from the parents, we interrogated Parasuraman and he admitted to the crime. He was arrested and remanded in judicial custody.”

After three and half years now the trial is completed and Parasurman is convicted of 15 years jail term and Rs 5000 as a fine.

Of the fifteen years jail term , 10 year is rigorous imprisonment and five years is simple imprisonment.

He is lodged at Puzhal central prison in Chennai.